Marion music series brings in diverse musicians
MARION — The Six String Music Company will be hosting the 2019 Concert Series at the Marion Music Hall from April 7 to Nov. 17, 2019. Each concert will be held on a Sunday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m.
Gary Brown, owner of Six String Music Company in Mattapoisett, put together the series.
Local saxophonist Marcus Monteiro will be kicking off the concert showcase on April 7 with his group of multitalented musicians.
On May 19 the series continues with October Road: a tribute to James Taylor. Fronted by the talented Ken Montigny, this band mimics the music of James Taylor.
Jim Robitaille is Winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Composers Competition. He joins with bassist Bill Miele and drummer Chris Poudrier, to form the Jim Robitaille Trio, which sports catchy melodies and sophisticated arrangements. The trio will perform on June 2.
Steve Katz is the co-founder of the band Blood, Sweat, and Tears. The multi-talented musician is also the author of a book: “Blood, Sweat and My Rock N’ Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star?” Steve will be entertaining the Marion crowd with songs and stories on July 28. Steve grew up in the folk and rock music world of the sixties. He was fortunate to be part of such a great band, produce rocker Lou Reed, and be produced by the great Sir George Martin, of Beatles fame.
In August, one of Boston’s best blues artists, Danielle Miraglia, will grace the stage with her band, Danielle M. and the Glory Junkies. Nominated as Boston’s Best Blues Artist of 2018, they will be performing from a catalog of original songs on Aug.18.
In September, Cape Cod’s Giocosa Quartett will present their classical music interpretations. The quartet will return to the Marion Music Hall on Sept. 29.
The 440 Gypsy Jazz band will bring listeners back in time with the jazz tradition of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Dance to the swing standards of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Benny Goodman on Oct. 20.
The last artist in the series is Marion’s own, Peter Stone. He will be displaying his art work and performing some of his original compositions on Nov 17. He will be joined by local artist Ken Richards, and Butch McCarthy both local musical legends as well as outstanding painters.
For more information on all performances for this series go to: brownpapertickets.com or sixstringmusiccompany.com. To order tickets by phone, call (508) 353-2150.